The best of Guildford

The latest in our series of blog takeovers takes a look at some of the best properties our Guildford branch has to offer. Area Sales Director Simon Jordan has chosen a selection of homes that they have recently placed on the market. The first property on the list, an elegant country house in Cranleigh.

Cranleigh, Surrey | £1,150,000

Hernshaw is a glorious character home with high ceilings, a classic architectural style, delightful south facing gardens and a peaceful semi-rural environment situated in close proximity to Cranleigh High Street. Beautifully presented and carefully maintained, this is a happy and long term home for our clients who have enjoyed the sense of privacy and seclusion it affords.

The property offers five double bedrooms, all with views over the surrounding countryside and there is a generous kitchen breakfast room, a grand, formal drawing room with dual aspect, fabulous fireplace and decorative timberwork, as well as an adjacent sunroom overlooking the gardens.

Bramley, Surrey | £1,350,000

Next, we are pleased to present this wonderful bright and well presented family home, with beautifully landscaped gardens close to the centre of Bramley, within easy reach of Guildford town centre.

Offering five large bedrooms and particularly well-proportioned living space on the ground floor. Extended to one side to provide a further reception room, bedroom, shower room and secondary kitchen, this area provides obvious flexibility to enable a fully enclosed annexe, office space or independent bedroom with its own staircase.

One of the real features of this house is its gardens, which offer a remarkable degree of privacy and seclusion. The plot extends to 0.6 acres and back to the west, offering the best of the afternoon sun.

Peaslake, Surrey | £1,200,000

Beautifully presented with flexible, well-proportioned living space this four bedroom home sits in a remarkable position, down a quiet country lane with views over adjacent countryside.

The accommodation is light and particularly well presented and includes a country style kitchen with Aga, an adjacent boot room and utility, two lovely reception rooms with french doors opening from the dining area to the garden. Throughout there is a sense of real connection to the surroundings with attractive views over gardens and the fields beyond.

If you’re a parent, there is a huge choice of schools in the area, including Shere Infants, Peaslake Free School, Duke of Kent, Hurtwood House, Cranleigh, St. Catherine's, Charterhouse, St Teresa's and Cranmore and many more. While golfers can enjoy numerous golf courses within easy reach. This home offers so much and is built for raising a family.

Bramley, Surrey | £729,000

Finally from the Guildford branch, is this two bedroom new home, part of the Woodland Walk development in Bramley. Originally accommodating Bramley House, the former childhood home of the famous garden designer Gertrude Jekyll, Woodlands Walk is a truly stunning collection of three bedroom and two bedroom homes set amongst picturesque woodlands and a lake.

Plot 3 is a fabulous two double bedroom home with a kitchen diner, utility room and living room opening directly on to the garden. Further benefits include parking and a garage with electronic charging points.

Situated approximately 3 miles south of Guildford, the area is steeped in history dating back to the Anglo Saxon era and also forming part of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

If you’d like to find out more about any of these wonderful homes, the team at Hamptons Guildford would be more than happy to arrange a viewing. And if you’ve been thinking of leaving the city and were considering Guildford as the ideal place to settled down in, we have created this bespoke guide to living in the area, featuring local tips and recommendations, as well as everything you need to know about buying with Hamptons.